Fiesta del Oceano
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with Mystic Aquarium Saturday, October 3 from 10am to 4pm. Experience the Aquarium through bilingual maps, exhibit interpretation and demonstrations including our popular sea lion show. Enjoy arts and crafts for the kids, live music, dancing and displayed art by local Latino artists.
Conservation in Action:
Conserving Our Coastal Ecosystem
Hear author Deborah Cramer speak about her passion and experiences with ocean conservation Tuesday, October 6 from 6:30 to 8:30pm.
Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar follow along with a special book signing for The Narrow Edge: A Tiny Bird, an Ancient Crab, and an Epic Journey. Reserve your spot and learn more. Must be 18+ to attend.
Please note: Registration ends Tuesday, October 6 at 9:30am.
Pancakes with Penguins Plan ahead and reserve your tickets for Pancakes with Penguins Sunday, October 18 from 8:00 – 9:30am. Delight in a buffet-style breakfast including pancakes with assorted toppings, scrambled eggs, sausage and various beverages. Breakfast wouldn’t be the same without an appearance from Petey the Penguin and, of course, one of our African penguins!Please note:
Registration ends Friday, October 16 at 7:00am.
Animal Spotlight: Sand Tiger Sharks
Have you seen the new additions to Shark Lagoon? Four sand tiger sharks were recently added to the exhibit. They are approximately 5-6 months old at this point.
This species of shark can be found in most of the world’s tropical or temperate oceans, except for the Eastern Pacific, and are known by many different names. Off the coast of Australia they are known as grey reef sharks and in South Africa are often referred to as ragged-tooth sharks.
Here in the Atlantic, sand tiger sharks can be found from the Gulf of Maine all the way down to Florida, into the Gulf of Mexico and even as far south as Brazil and Argentina.
You Can Help!
Recycling by the Numbers
We are all aware of how important recycling is to the conservation of our planet. Properly recycling the simplest of items could make a huge impact on the well-being of our planet.
Did you know:
- A modern glass bottle would take 1 million years or more to decompose.
- Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours.
- Plastic bags and other plastic garbage thrown into the ocean kills as many as 1 million sea creatures every year.
Foxwoods Resort Casino Presents
LET’S MAKE A DEAL LIVE!
October 28 – 31, 2015
Aquarium members and friends receive 25% off Let’s Make A Deal tickets.
Use promo code WATER when purchasing tickets at Foxwoods.com.
|Hours of Operation |
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Once inside, guests may visit one additional hour after close.
Please note: Mystic Aquarium will close early on Saturday, September 26 for our annual Ocean Commotion Gala.
Hours are subject to change without notice. In the event of severe weather, please call 860.572.5955 for updates.
Become A Member
When there’s so much to see and do, one visit is simply not enough. A membership — which costs less than two visits — provides the opportunity to make as many visits as often as you like all year long — for free!
for this month’s member perk.
The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through conservation, education and research.
Thank you for your support!